09:05 ACC sexual abuse counselling

Kathryn McPhillips, Clinical manager of the Auckland Sexual Abuse Helpline; and a sexual abuse survivor who was sexually abused as a child and says ACC-funded counselling turned her life around.

09:20 Mortgagee sales - buyer beware

Di Moreira and family bought a house in North Canterbury town of Oxford, house was stripped completely when they took possession; David Wallace, lawyer and partner at Gibson Sheat law firm.

09:45 Europe correspondent Seamus Kearney

Poland's new president, Italy's appeal against a European Court of Human Rights ruling that banned crucifixes in Italian public schools and France toughens up its anti-domestic violence laws, adding "psychological violence" to the list of charges prosecutors can lay.

10:05 Robin Gibb - Celebrating 50 years in show business

Lead singer of the Bee Gees, one of the top five recording acts of all time, alongside The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney. The Bee Gees are also the most successful brothers' group, and among the most successful songwriters in history. Their songs have been covered by thousands of other artists. He is touring NZ in November with the Pointer Sisters.

10:30 Book Review with Jane Westaway

So Much for That by Lionel Shriver
Published by HarperCollins

10:45 Reading:Sensible Sinning by Bernard Brown

Incidents and personalities from Bernard Brown's long career in law
(Part 3 of 11)

11:05 Political commentators Andrew Campbell and Matthew Hooton

The politics of the proposed 10 percent pay rise for MPs in exchange for a reduction in travel "perks" and the National party presidency.

11:30 Guest chef Sue Hamilton

Co-author of Minced and wine commentator Stephen Morris

Minced by Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander
Published by Penguin Group NZ

Today's recipes:
Hot Sour Soup and Dumplings
Slow Roasted Stuffed Pumpkin
Toasted Almond and Honey Granita

11:45 Urbanist Tommy Honey

What the internet is doing to our brains and the art of taking your own picture with your cellphone.

The Shallows: What the internet is doing to our brains
NY Times article: Me, Myself and iPhone
The Daily Mugshot